Medal commemorating Joseph Priestley

Made:
1783 in England
artist:
Hancock, John Gregory

Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) silver medal by I G Hancock 1783. 36mm diameter, 2mm deep. Issued to commemorate Priestley's discovery of oxygen. obverse: bust profile to R. reverse: group of apparatus used in his researches. (ex-Gabb, NMM, V.66)

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1993-1353
type:
commemorative medal
credit:
National Maritime Museum
status:
Permanent collection

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